Transas to host 'Simulation and Training Without Boundaries'

(SINGAPORE) — More than 200 experts from all around the world will attend the global Simulation User Conference (SimUC 2016), "Simulation and Training Without Boundaries," which will be hosted by Transas in Singapore on Jan. 28.

Transas SimUC is a regular international event that gathers Transas simulators users and Transas partners to exchange their experiences and ideas about maritime simulation and training.

The "Simulation and Training Without Boundaries" theme will embrace the most trending subjects such as e-navigation and cloud simulation; human element, leadership and management (HELM) training; STCW requirements for engineer training, onboard simulation solutions, and R&D applications of the simulators; innovative HW approach; naval simulation and training, automated assessment advances, ECDIS and navigational skills training; cargo handling training, offshore and DP simulation, Polar Code introduction and many more.

With three months to go before the conference start, 67 papers are confirmed and more than 200 participants from 41 countries have already registered to attend the event.

Among the SimUC 2016 speakers are Capt. Hans Hederström, CSMART managing director; Capt; Reto Weber, simulation manager at the Chalmers University of Technology; Capt. Selcuk Nas, vice dean at tDokuz Eylul University; Georg Haase, Nautitec managing director; Serdar Dundar from Piri Reis University, and John Richard Wright, managing director at WrightWay Ltd., an active contributor to the IMO’s coming requirements for HELM.

Ralf Lehnert, Transas Simulation Business Division director, said: “We aim to create an effective balance between conference sessions and informal discussions during social events. One of the key benefits of events like this is the opportunity to meet and share professional knowledge and experiences of our peers.”

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By Professional Mariner Staff